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FL Studio Cookbook by Shaun Friedman

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Sending a channel to a mixer slot

Although you have seen the plethora of options included in the FL Studio channel settings, sending a channel to a mixer slot will allow superior control over your sound. The FL Studio Mixer will allow you to use gain, equalization, compression, reverb, delay, and a multitude of other FL Studio factory effects or third-party effect plugins. When you want to group instruments together, you can send them all to one mixer slot, thereby creating common gain control. Equalization is very important because you can add (boost) or subtract (cut) certain frequencies to make certain elements of your song stand out and be clearer for your listeners. We will review this in detail in the Adding effects and your effect chain ...

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